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Saranellos

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Menu

ANTIPASTI
antipasti vegetables may vary due to seasonal availability
$6.95
Garlic Knots
marinara
$8.95
Housemade Italian Sausage & Peppers
$10.95
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
spinach gratin
$13.95
Crispy Calamari
giardiniera
$13.95
Grilled Calamari
balsamic, arugula
$13.95
Zuppa di Mussels
pancetta, spicy tomato sauce or garlic, white wine, preserved lemon
Cup $3.95
Bowl $5.95
Minestrone Soup
AQ
Soup of the Day
Available in Cup & Bowl
Serves 2-3 $13.95
Vegetable Antipasti Platter
marinated cerignola olives, seasonal pickled vegetables, wood-roasted mushrooms, shaved imported cheeses, marinated tomatoes
SALADS
dressings: italian, mustard vinaigrette, caesar, buttermilk ranch, balsamic vinaigrette
$6.95
Small House
ricotta salata, black olives, red onion, radish, cucumber
Small $5.95
$11.95
Caesar
$9.95
Roasted Beet
almond crunch, goat cheese, creamy red wine vinaigrette
Small $6.95
$12.95
Chopped
smoked bacon, avocado, blue cheese vinaigrette
SARA'S SIGNATURE MEATBALLS
ground in-house daily
$8.95
Pork & Veal (2)
spicy arrabbiata sauce
$7.95
Chicken (2)
marinara sauce
ROMAN-STYLE PIZZA
Using artisan flour & an ever-so-slow fermentation process is what makes our pizza taste great. Hand-tossed, thin & crisp, perfect for lunch or dinner. Any of our pizzas can be made using our handmade gluten-free crust
12" $11.95
Classic Cheese
12" $12.95
Margherita
housemade mozzarella, tomato, basil
12" $13.95
Classic Sausage
12" $13.95
Pepperoni
12" $12.95
White
shaved mushrooms, robiola cheese, arugula, truffle oil
PIZZA ADD-ONS
$1.0
Arugula
$1.0
Sliced Tomato
$1.0
Mushrooms
$1.0
Spinach
$1.0
Roasted Peppers
$1.0
Onions
$2.0
Meatball
pork & veal or chicken
$2.0
Salumi
$2.0
Prosciutto
$2.0
Pulled Amish Chicken
SPECIALTY & PASTA DISHES
Whole wheat spaghetti & gluten-free pasta available upon request. We make every one of our pastas in-house, by hand. You can really taste the difference!
$14.95
Shell Pasta
roasted vegetables, pesto-tomato broth
Tomato-Vodka Sauce $15.95
Meat Bolognese $16.95
Potato Gnocchi
$15.95
Fettuccine
pancetta, sausage, peas, parmesan, truffle cream
$21.95
Shrimp Diablo Linguine
$15.95
Baked Eggplant Parmesan
$16.95
Nonna's Meat Lasagna
marinara or meat ragu
$15.95
Rigatoni w/ Sausage & Broccoli
parmesan broth
$15.95
Spaghetti w/ Meatballs
pork & veal or chicken
$15.95
Ricotta & Spinach Gnocchi
housemade chicken sausage, mushrooms, garlic broth
$17.95
Braised Beef Ravioli
meat bolognese
DAILY PASTA SPECIALS
limited availability
$15.95
Sun. - Burrata Ravioli
$15.95
Mon. - Spinach & Chicken Manicotti
$16.95
Tues. - Braised Veal Cavetelli
$15.95
Wed. - Wild Mushroom Ravioli
$16.95
Thur. - Butternut Squash 100-Layer Lasagna
$19.95
Fri. - Linguine w/ Clams
white or red
$19.95
Sat. - Pappardelle w/ Prime Beef Meatballs
SEAFOOD
all fish can be prepared simply broiled w/ lemon, capers & roasted cauliflower w/ tomatoes
$23.95
Pistachio-Crusted Whitefish
brussels sprouts slaw
$22.95
Grilled Rushing Waters Trout
parmesan-mashed potatoes, shaved fennel & apples
$26.95
Pan-Roasted Atlantic Salmon
spinach, salsa verde
$27.95
Zuppa di Pesce
shrimp, mussels, calamari, salmon, spicy tomato broth, linguine
CHICKEN
all natural, free-range
$21.95
Roast Chicken & Peppers
garlic, oregano, pepperoncini; please allow 20 min
$21.95
Roast Chicken Vesuvio
crispy garlic potatoes, peas, lemon; please allow 20 min
$19.95
Chicken Limone
capers, spinach, white wine sauce
$19.95
Baked Chicken Parmesan
marinara
STEAKS & CHOPS
$34.95
Black Angus Skirt Steak 10 oz
balsamic marinade, caramelized onions, arugula salad
$32.95
Hand-Cut Filet Mignon 8 oz
arugula salad
$24.95
Braised Beef Short Rib
parmesan-mashed potatoes, heirloom carrots
$26.95
Roasted Berkshire Pork Chop
roasted apples, arugula, pistachios
$11.95
Black Angus Hamburger
served w/ french fried potatoes
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not great, but service and food are rarely disappointing. Part of Westin Hotel assures busy dinner service, even on weeknight.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank n l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall I had a great time but the food is not well seasoned. I found the food to be bland, especially the white fish. The restaurant serves vice was great but the bartenders were not attentive. There attitude was not going eat but the drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 586JB
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Ambience is great- Rustic Italian Kitchen. Most of the pastas and sauces are made fresh and from the scratch. The difference speaks in the taste. The lunch menu for 15$ is awesome as well- which comes with soup/salad, entree and dessert. In House Salad was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PunnyaM
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Consistsnt food and service. Good italian food. The pasta is always good. For dessert I enjoy the lemmon cookies.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 455sa
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Would of rated it higher but it took forever for our food to come out. Granted they were slammed, but, it was an unusually long wait! However, that said, the service was very good and the food (once we got it) was sooo yummy! We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank isasamoto
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My friends and I tend to go here before theater at the Marriott. Wonderful menu at a great price. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Davroz7
Charlotte J, Public Relations Manager at Saranellos, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thanks for your review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

A Hidden Gem in the Westin on Milwaukee Avenue a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant great food, great service, recommended valet parking since parking is very dicey.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2013Suzeq
Charlotte J, Public Relations Manager at Saranellos, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thanks for the great review, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 28, 2018

I stayed at the Westin for 4 nights and sampled 3 breakfasts and 1 dinner. The breakfasts are standard American fare with a buffet arrangement providing sausage and bacon. There is also oatmeal, fruit, bread and cakes. Nothing special and a poor selection compared to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Antarctic
Charlotte J, Public Relations Manager at Saranellos, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Sorry to hear about your experience. If you provide your phone number I will have a manager reach out to try and make things right!

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his 23rd birthday in August and it was the best experience! Such incredible flavour and service for a very affordable price! The restaurant vibe is very nice, although the tables are quite close together it didn’t bother us as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jordym313
Charlotte J, Public Relations Manager at Saranellos, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thanks for your great review Jordy! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed October 4, 2018

we have been to this restaurant many times-both for Lunch and Dinner. Food has always been very good and service is also very good. I like this restaurant very much and the fact that it is a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant is a plus.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank csf587
Charlotte J, Public Relations Manager at Saranellos, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thanks for the great review, hope to see you again soon!

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Stefanie S
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Stan K | Reviewed this property |
Casual, no beachwear
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May 6, 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
35 per person is correct. Well worth it.
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